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In some parts of the Valley, it seems like you can’t turn around without seeing an apartment building being constructed. But not everyone can afford the rising cost to rent here. For those people, there are government housing programs to help subsidize rent. But a new project from The Arizona Republic shows there’s a large group of people stuck in the middle.
Aug. 21, 2017
BBC Look-ahead
President Trump will be addressing the nation tonight about the future of American involvement in Afghanistan, and in Iraq government forces are on the second day of an offensive to retake the city of Tal Afar from Islamic State militants.
Aug. 21, 2017
Boy playing video games
If you’ve got a kid headed toward those tween or teen years, you may intimately know the “Let’s Play” phenomenon, where viewers — like your kids — watch people play video games online. Chester King, the CEO of the British eSports Association, is behind a push to get eSports into the 2024 Paris Olympics.
Aug. 21, 2017
Anne Makepeace
The first iteration of tribal courts in the U.S. came late in the 19th century when they were established by the Interior Department. But the greater progress emerged in 1934 with the implementation of the Indian Reorganization Act. A documentary called "Tribal Justice" focuses on a pair of tribal court Chief Judges currently serving in California.
Aug. 21, 2017
There were more than a hundred empty big box stores in the Valley during the second quarter of this year — with a combined size of more than 4 million square feet. At the same time, organizations moved into nearly half a million square feet of big box space.
Aug. 21, 2017
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The Burton Barr Central Library isn’t expected to reopen until next summer. While engineers and city officials sort out the mechanics of repairing the library, what happens to the programs the library offers and how does this impact the other branches?
Aug. 21, 2017
Representatives from the U.S., Canada and Mexico headed into last week’s NAFTA negotiations each with a wish list of priorities for their respective countries. For more on this, I got a hold of Clifford Sosnow, an international trade law attorney and partner with Fasken Martineau DuMoulin in Toronto.
Aug. 21, 2017
Bus
Valley Metro says neither the light rail nor bus schedule will be re-routed or stopped for the president's planned rally in Phoenix at 7 pm Tuesday, but those using the services should expect delays.
Aug. 21, 2017
Phil Boas
President Trump will be in Arizona on Tuesday. He’s scheduled to visit Marine Corps Air Station Yuma in the afternoon, before hosting a rally at the Phoenix Convention Center on Tuesday night.
Aug. 21, 2017
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Last week a federal court ruled that two congressional districts in Texas violated the Constitution and Voting Rights Act.
Aug. 21, 2017
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Now that Steve Bannon is out as Donald Trump's chief strategist and back at Breitbart News, many in Washington believe he can continue to use his influence from the outside looking in.
Aug. 21, 2017
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
It turns out Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey can do something about the removal of confederate monuments on Arizona state land.
Aug. 21, 2017
solar eclipse
The weather across most of Arizona is expected to cooperate during the solar eclipse, but the northwest region may be out of luck.
Aug. 21, 2017
Puente
Trump recently told Fox News he was considering a pardon for former Sheriff Joe Arpaio. But such an overt act of executive power is extremely rare.
Aug. 21, 2017
Navajo Nation
Not everyone will be watching the eclipse Aug. 21. The Navajo and many other American Indian tribes see the phenomenon as a bad omen.
Aug. 21, 2017
solar eclipse
If you’re looking for a spot downtown to watch Monday morning’s solar eclipse safely and with experts, the Phoenix Astronomical Society is teaming with the Arizona Science Center for viewings in Heritage Square.
Aug. 21, 2017
solar-glasses
Today’s the day when the moon will pass directly in front of the sun, casting a shadow across the United States. Here in Southern Arizona, the partial solar eclipse begins at 9:16 a.m. and will block about 60 percent of the sun.
Aug. 21, 2017
Flags
The first round of renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) ended last week in Washington, D.C., and Canada, Mexico and the United States committed to coming up with a revised treaty quickly.
Aug. 21, 2017
health
Dr. Nichole Mahnert is a gynecological surgeon at Banner in Phoenix. She works with women who have problems of bleeding, fibroids or pain after a hysterectomy. Mahnert's study found one in 11 women return to the emergency room after surgery, complaining of pain and other symptoms.
Aug. 21, 2017
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Phoenix-based opioid drug-maker Insys Therapeutics, Inc. agreed Friday to pay $4.45 million to resolve a lawsuit by Illinois' attorney general. Insys is accused of deceptive marketing practices to sell its opioid-based cancer pain drug.
Aug. 21, 2017

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